PDP - SP3D Senior Piping Layout Engineer

Requisition ID: 273176 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Various Bechtel Project Locations 

Company Overview:

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.


Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.
We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.                                                                                                                                                


Bechtel India is a global operation that supports execution of projects and services around the world. Working seamlessly with business line home offices, project sites, customer organizations and suppliers, our teams have delivered more than 125 projects since our inception in 1994.


Our offices in Gurgaon, Vadodara and Chennai will grow significantly and sustainably with exciting career opportunities for both professionals and young graduates who are passionate about creating a cleaner, greener, and safer world; building transformational infrastructure; making decarbonization a reality; and protecting people and the environment.


This position is for Bechtel Gurgaon, Chennai & Vadodara offices on permanent role


Extraordinary Teams building inspiring projects:

Bechtel is a believed engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customer’s objectives to create a lasting positive impact.


Function Overview:

Plant design and Piping (PD&P) – Bechel India as part of the engineering function is supporting projects across multiple GBUs for Energy, Mining and M&T. PD&P has capabilities within our team to support projects from FEED phase to Detail engineering phase, construction support. PD&P can support projects with Design, Stress, Materials & Automation capabilities, providing core competencies for projects – Plot Plans, Piping Layout, Piping Specifications, Stress Analysis, 3D CADD Modeling & Materials Management.


Job Summary and Major Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the operation of a medium size design group in a discipline. Requires knowledge of design and drafting techniques, engineering drawings, SP3D, 2-D and 3-D CAD, reading of drawings and reproduction methods.
  • Plans, develops, coordinates and reviews engineering work:

           a) Equipment layout design and development

           b) System layout design, including concept sketches and detailed layouts

           c) Reviewing and checking designs, drawings, and data by other or by suppliers

           d) Preparation or review of engineering studies and reports

           e) Preparation or review of material quantity estimates

            f) Fully experienced in use of 3D modelling software (SP3D, E3D, PDS etc). Monitors and checks work for compliance with approved design standards to provide quality design, reliable/safe plant operation and construction economy.

  • Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions to upper management. Prepares or oversees the preparation of discipline estimates and work plan in accordance with project scope, schedule and budget, and manages implementation and performance accordingly. Reviews and approves key engineering drawings and calculations and bid summaries.
  • Facilitates technical discussions with third parties (client, suppliers, regulators) and coordinates with client representatives to obtain approval on phases of work. Makes decisions concerning problems within the discipline and represents the discipline on the project and with the client as directed.
  • Coordinates assigned engineering work with other project groups.
  • Reviews design documents of equipment manufacturers or subcontractors and prepares comments and recommendations. Assists in preparation of forecasts, quantity take-offs and change orders.


Education and Experience :

  • A recognized degree in Mechanical engineering or scientific discipline, OR
  • Specialized courses in Mechanical engineering practices, and CAD, AND
  • 13 to 20 Years of experience as Piping Layout Engineer, should have led a team of 3 to 5 piping layout engineers & designers on projects.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the application of engineering and construction materials.
  • Knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, design criteria and codes.
  • Knowledge of Design Guides, mathematical formulae, and design calculations.
  • Experience of 3D/2D drafting tools.
  • Good working knowledge & experience of SP3D is a must for this position.
  • Experience of other 3D modelling tools like E3D, PDS, REVIT/ BIM, CADWORX, AUTOPLANT 3D will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of engineering systems and calculations, applications of engineering methods and construction methods and materials, and application of computer aided design tools to engineering design. Experience of working in sectors like Power, Oil and Gas Projects. Experience of Cryogenic Piping or LNG piping will be an added advantage.


Please Note: If you have shared your candidature with us in the last 6 months, please do not apply again


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.